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Serenity in the city

Within the crowds and busy streets, it is this beautiful and peaceful place. William Blake ,Daniel... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
Blake not bleak

This lovely old cemetery in ECI is new to me but a real treat. It's fun to wander through and to... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
London, UK
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38 City Rd, London, London EC1Y 1AU, England
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Within the crowds and busy streets, it is this beautiful and peaceful place. William Blake ,Daniel Daffoes resting places. Nice community garden. Islington residents had to fight for the grounds to be intact as couple of years ago the mayor decided to demolish and build...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

This lovely old cemetery in ECI is new to me but a real treat. It's fun to wander through and to read the various gravestones, and come across well know names like that of Daniel Defoe and Susannah Wesley. (The Wesley Chapel is nearby).There's current...More

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is a popular walk through short cut park to other areas and one which locals were taking quite often and as one can see has some very interesting and famous 'residents' within the park that would also be popular to look at and 'visit'...More

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This cemetery was outside of ancient London's city walls. Inside the city walls there were as many as 100 churches each with cemeteries for those members in good and regular standing. But where would you be interred if you were not "a member in good...More

Thank paxnrth
Reviewed 12 June 2018

A very interesting cemetery, last used for burials in the mid-1800's. It contains the graves of Daniel Defoe, William Blake and John Bunyan. Worth wandering around to read the headstones of the ordinary people and families buried there. There's quite a bit of information displayed...More

Thank headbeeguy
Reviewed 1 March 2018

This place has always been on my list of places to visit. It is based in the London borough of Islington and was used as a burial ground for nonconformists from 1665 - 1854. It is now a Grade I park and free to visit....More

Thank PandyPandora
Reviewed 18 February 2018

So sad to see the gravestones with sometimes whole families buried there with their children. A very interesting place.

Thank Torrs1
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Buried in this historic graveyard are the famous trio of John Bunyan, Daniel Da Foe and William Blake. Apart from this aspect of interest there are some wonderful ancient trees and in the spring carpets of daffodils, snowdrops and primroses. There is a warden on...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I accidentally stumbled across Bunhill Fields on my walk to Old Street tube station. I'm always very partial to a graveyard and Bunhill did not disappoint. It has a air of wildlife sanctuary with some parts not accessible to visitors other than the birds and...More

Thank Deby P
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This a a lovely place to visit on a spring day. Unfortunately I visited Bunhill especially for the guided tour. Several people waited until 12.45 but no guide turned up despite the lady coming out a meeting in the attendant's hut telling us the tour...More

Thank lottielenya
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